The Universal Periodic Review (UPR
) is a rather unique and quite technical process of the UN Human Rights Council, where each member-state's human rights record is reviewed every four years.
was created by the UN General Assembly on March 15, 2006 by Resolution 60/251, which established the Human Rights Council itself.
is a key opportunity for Kazakhstan's partners to show concern about this trend, and tell the government that it needs to institute meaningful reforms."
The global UPR
industry is forecast to grow above GDP rates, which can be attributed to several factors.
According to The Local, a Norwegian publication in English, Russia used the UPR
to accuse Norway of "allowing extremist groups to operate freely" and of "moving too quickly to separate children from their parents."
Collectively, this cellular response is termed the Unfolded Protein Response (UPR
NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritania's ruling UPR
party has won a majority in parliament after a second round of legislative elections, according to results given Sunday.The Union for the Republic party had gone into Saturday's election with already a victory in the November 23 first round after a boycott by several opposition parties in the mainly Muslim republic, a former French colony on the west coast of the Sahara desert.According to Sunday's results, which decided an outstanding 26 seats, the UPR
now holds 74 seats in the 147-member National Assembly.
The biggest concern raised in Mexico's UPR
was the continued siege against journalists and human rights advocates and the lack of resolution for a vast majority of the cases.
Ends/KH Geneva, Oct 22 (ONA) The Sultanate, represented by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), is taking part in activities of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR
) being held at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on two periods extending from October 21st to November 1st.
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash announced his country fully accepted 100 recommendations, partially accepted or noted 61 recommendations and rejected 19 recommendations made by UN member states during the UPR
session in January 2013.
In the meantime, United States today expressed disappointment over Sri Lanka's rejection of recommendations by UPR
states calling for the implementation of the LLRC recommendations.
"This lack of transparency will not only mean that Israel avoids rigorous criticism of its violations of international law, but that the entire UPR
system will be undermined by the loss of its two fundamental principles: equality and universality," said the statement distributed by Addameer, a Ramallah-based Palestinian human rights organization.